Wool is being washed at high temperatures, the fire is fueled by kerosene.
Amity Factory does not employ children and is a licensee of the GoodWeave Foundation and their carpets carry the GWF label.The weavers work according to the design,printed on paper hanging above them. Most are women and many mothers and they work inthe factory 12-14 hours /day 6 days/week. The Good Weave Foundation is a charity set up in partnership with the Nepalese carpet industry. The aim is to eliminate child labor in all carpet factories in Nepal. Factories which do not employ children can sign up with the charity and become a licensee to the GWF brand and label their carpets with the GWF label which promises any buyers abroad that no children were involved in making the carpets.